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Formula 1 Racing has used Riedel Comms systems for nearly three decades to keep its crews and drivers on the same page during a race.

Formula 1 Season Supported By IP Distributed Network And Elbow GreaseDecember 17th 2021 - 09:00 AM

In the action-packed and frenetic world of motorsports operations, crew communications at the track can be as important to success as the actual performance of the car itself. Monitoring telemetry from the cars and managing and distributing hundreds of audio channels has also become vital. It’s hard work configuring the required technology infrastructures on a weekly basis during the 11-month Formula 1 (F1) racing season, but well worth it.

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Active Noise Cancelling Keeps Corvette Racing ConnectedJune 30th 2021 - 09:00 AM

In the high stakes world of auto racing, every second counts so whatever a team can do to improve its performance, both on and off the track, is put into play. For the highly successful Corvette Racing team, which competes in endurance races that last 24 hours to the finish, it’s secret weapon is reliable two-way communication between its drivers and crew.

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Improving Headset Comms At Extreme Events:  Part 2 - Design For User ComfortJune 16th 2021 - 09:00 AM

We move on to looking at developments in noise cancelling technology and the role it can play in achieving clarity and comfort within headsets for intercom use.

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Improving Headset Comms At Extreme Events:  Part 1 - Ergonomics And PracticalityJune 2nd 2021 - 09:00 AM

Core to any successful television production is the effective application of clear and precise communications. Camera operators, sound assistants, playout, slow-mo operators, and floor managers all need to hear direction from the production teams. Without comms, the production would soon degenerate into a chaotic cacophony of incoherent images and sounds.

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Core Insights: Improving Headset Comms At Extreme EventsMay 5th 2021 - 09:30 AM

Without intercom, a live broadcast production would soon degenerate into chaos. A whole industry has been built on the protocols intercom users have adopted and everybody involved in the production must be able to hear the director’s instructions, clearly and concisely.

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Improving Comms With 5GHz - Part 2April 20th 2021 - 09:30 AM

This is the second instalment of our extended article exploring the use of the 5GHz spectrum for Comms.

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Improving Comms With 5GHz - Part 1April 13th 2021 - 10:30 AM

As broadcasters strive for more and more unique content, live events are growing in popularity. Consequently, productions are increasing in complexity resulting in an ever-expanding number of production staff all needing access to high quality communications. Wireless intercom systems are essential and provide the flexibility needed to host today’s highly coordinated events. But this ever-increasing demand is placing unprecedented pressure on the existing lower frequency solutions.

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Using a softphone application, reporters or talent can call into a VoIP broadcast talk show system using a software-based HD Voice codec.

For Radio Broadcasters, Working From Home Is Old HatApril 30th 2020 - 09:00 AM

These days TV broadcasters are working feverishly to work out new remote production workflows for stay-at-home talent, but for radio broadcasters it’s been business as usual. In fact, many engineers have found that the remote control features they already use for troubleshooting are highly extensible and can be slightly modified for use by production staff.

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